In year-over-year measurements, the industrys occupancy increased 3.7% to 63.1%. Average daily rate for the week was up 3.8% to US$116.26. Revenue per available room increased 7.6% to finish the week at US$73.33.
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The hotel industry has been doing quite well overall, with pretty high occupancy and room rates across most regions. Of course theyre always aiming to do better, and earlier this year we saw some of the major chains implement new policies to deal with room cancellations.
Hospitality executives are busy handling guest needs and issues, budgets, increasing market share, etc., so may not be looking sufficiently circumspectly at this fast-encroaching, robotic trend. Hence this article examining whence robots came, how far they have advanced into the workplace, and their future in hospitality.
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